FX has handed a pilot order to half-hour The Bear, from Ramy govt producer/director Christopher Storer, Hiro Murai’s (Atlanta) Tremendous Frog, Joanna Calo (Bojack Horseman, Undone) and FX Productions.
Storer will write and direct the pilot, described as a half-hour present a couple of younger chef who returns to Chicago to run the household restaurant. Storer will govt produce with Murai (Atlanta, Station Eleven) and Nate Matteson (Station Eleven) of Tremendous Frog, and Calo. Jeanie & Maggie Bacharach will function casting director. FX Productions is the studio.
Storer was an govt producer and director on Ramy and produced the function movie Eighth Grade. Storer additionally govt produced the TV particular Whitmer Thomas’sThe Golden One, Jerrod Carmichael: 8 and directed Hasan Minjah: Homecoming King. Storer is repped by UTA, Kaplan/Perrone and Erik Hyman at Paul Hastings LLP.
Murai is an govt producer on FX’s award-winning collection Atlanta and directed seven episodes of Atlanta Robbin’ Season, together with the buzzy “Teddy Perkins” episode. Murai earned a PGA Award, together with Emmy nominations and a DGA award nomination for the present. Moreover, Murai gained a Grammy Award for Finest Music Video for his collaboration with Infantile Gambino, “This Is America,” which has garnered over 760 million views on YouTube. Murai has additionally directed choose episodes of HBO’s Barry and lately directed Amazon’s Guava Island, the musical movie starring Rihanna and Donald Glover. Murai is repped by UTA, Jackoway Tyerman and by Doomsday Leisure for commercials and music movies.
Matteson is repped by UTA and Myman Greenspan.
Calo wrote on six seasons of BoJack Horseman. She was additionally a co-EP of Amazon’s Undone and Netflix’s The Child-Sitters Membership. She presently is creating exhibits for FX and Apple. Calo is repped by UTA, Mosaic and Allen Vainshtein at McKuin Frankel Whitehead.